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Religion, Devotion and Medicine in North India: The Healing Power of Sitala
Religion, Devotion and Medicine in North India: The Healing Power of Sitala
by Fabrizio M. Ferrari.
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This volume examines notions of health and illness in North Indian culture, with particular attention paid to the worship of the goddess Sitala, the Cold Lady. The goddess Sitala, consistently portrayed in colonial and postcolonial literature as the... (read more)

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Light on the Guru and Disciple Relationship
Light on the Guru and Disciple Relationship
by Swami Satyasangananda Saraswati
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Light on the Guru and Disciple Relationship is an inspiring and Practical book in two parts. The first section, written by Swami Satyasangananda, who accompanied her guru Swami Satyananda Saraswati, on his tours as he enlightened his followers on the... (read more)

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Hindu Goddesses: Beliefs & Practices
Hindu Goddesses: Beliefs & Practices
by Lynn Foulston
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This book explores the diversity of Hindu goddesses and the variety of ways in which they are worshiped. Although they undoubtedly have ancient origins, Hindu goddesses and their worship is still very much a part of the fabric of religious engagement in... (read more)

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Pilgrims to Openness: Direct Realization Tantra in Everyday Life
Pilgrims to Openness: Direct Realization Tantra in Everyday Life
by Shambhavi Sarasvati
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Pilgrims to Openness introduces the heart of authentic Indian Tantra in a series of lyrical, readable essays that speak with warmth, intelligence and compassion to the curious beginner and more adept practitioner alike. The essays follow the path from... (read more)

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When the World Becomes Female: Guises of a South Indian Goddess
When the World Becomes Female: Guises of a South Indian Goddess
by Joyce Burkhalter Flueckiger
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During the goddess Gangamma's festival in the town of Tirupati, lower-caste men take guises of the goddess, and the streets are filled with men wearing saris, braids, and female jewelry. By contrast, women participate by intensifying the rituals they... (read more)

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The Complete Life of Krishna: Based on the Earliest Oral Traditions and the Sacred Scriptures
The Complete Life of Krishna: Based on the Earliest Oral Traditions and the Sacred Scriptures
by Vanamali
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The first book to cover Krishna’s entire life, from his childhood pranks to his final powerful acts in the Mahabharata war • Draws from the Bhagavad Purana, the Bhagavad Gita, the Mahabharata, and India’s sacred oral tradition &bull... (read more)

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Walking Home with Baba: The Heart of Spiritual Practice / Rohini Ralby
Walking Home with Baba: The Heart of Spiritual Practice / Rohini Ralby
by Rohini Ralby
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Rohini Ralby spent several years as head of security, appointments secretary, and personal assistant to Swami Muktananda, and in their many hours alone together, this world-renowned guru taught her, one on one, the essence of spiritual practice. In... (read more)

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Hindu Ritual at the Margins: Innovations, Transformations, Reconsiderations (Studies of Comparative Religion)
Hindu Ritual at the Margins: Innovations, Transformations, Reconsiderations (Studies of Comparative Religion)
by Linda (edt) Penkower
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Hindu Ritual at the Margins explores Hindu forms of ritual activity in a variety of "marginal" contexts. The contributors collectively examine ritual practices in diaspora; across gender, ethnic, social, and political groups; in film, text, and art; in... (read more)

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Religion, Devotion and Medicine in North India: The Healing Power of Sitala
Religion, Devotion and Medicine in North India: The Healing Power of Sitala
by Fabrizio M. Ferrari
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This volume examines notions of health and illness in North Indian culture, with particular attention paid to the worship of the goddess Sitala, the Cold Lady. The goddess Sitala, consistently portrayed in colonial and postcolonial literature as the... (read more)

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Hindu Wedding: The Guide
Hindu Wedding: The Guide
by A. V. Srinivasan
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A complete Hindu wedding ceremony, this revised edition includes the words to speak, and what they mean; the steps to take, and how to take them; all the basic materials; Sanskrit alphabet, transliteration and complete English translations. A solution... (read more)

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Mantra Meditation: Change Your Karma with the Power of Sacred Sound
Mantra Meditation: Change Your Karma with the Power of Sacred Sound
by Thomas Ashley Farrand
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All of the choices we make in life--even our thoughts and feelings--create our soul's karma. According to ancient tradition, the sacred sound syllables known as mantras can have a profound impact on both the inner psyche and the external world--and allow... (read more)

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Religious Beliefs & Practices #2: Hinduism Beliefs & Practices: Religious History and Philosophy
Religious Beliefs & Practices #2: Hinduism Beliefs & Practices: Religious History and Philosophy
by Jeaneane Fowler
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While historical tradition is explored from as far back as pre-Aryan times in the fascinating ancient civilization that existed in India a few thousand years BCE, later expressions of religion and philosophy that informed early Hindu tradition are... (read more)

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Sweeping the Dust
Sweeping the Dust
by Ruth Lauer-manenti
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In this book, a companion to An Offering of Leaves, much-loved Jivamukti Yoga teacher Ruth Lauer-Manenti (Lady Ruth) offers over forty more of the dharma talks that she gives at the beginning of each yoga class. Her reflectionscomplete with the Sanskrit... (read more)

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Spreading Vedic Traditions Through Temples
Spreading Vedic Traditions Through Temples
by Stephen Knapp
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Introduction to Tantra Sastra
Introduction to Tantra Sastra
by John George Woodroffe
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Blessings of Mantras
Blessings of Mantras
by Kiran Mehta
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Brill's Indological Library #42: Narmad Parikram - Circumambulation of the Narmad River: On the Tradition of a Unique Hindu Pilgrimage
Brill's Indological Library #42: Narmad Parikram - Circumambulation of the Narmad River: On the Tradition of a Unique Hindu Pilgrimage
by J. Rgen Neu
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The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana
The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana
by Vatsyayana
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Dancing Bodies of Devotion: Fluid Gestures in Bharata Natyam (Studies in Body and Religion)
Dancing Bodies of Devotion: Fluid Gestures in Bharata Natyam (Studies in Body and Religion)
by Katherine C. Zubko
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The Hindu Gentleman and Lady
The Hindu Gentleman and Lady
by Mohan Shenoy
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